10 Crowdfunding Sites for Artists

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Did you know that the video game called Star Citizen raised more than $40 million from crowdfunding? One part of the money was raised using Kickstarter and the other independently on their own website. Quite a few crowdfunded projects have raised more than a million dollars but there must be thousands of small projects being funded as I’m forever seeing campaigns pop up on my facebook feed and in my email inbox. Artists are in on the action too. We’re funding books, exhibitions, travel, and all kinds of other wacky things. Here’s a list of 10 crowdfunding websites (there now seems to be hundreds of them out there!).Continue Reading

Solar Roads

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What do roads have to do with art? Not much and I don’t really care as this is such a FREAKIN’ good idea!! In fact, I fear that it is so great of an idea that it will never get off the ground. You see, I think the matrix that we live in depends on us having a set number of problems to keep the majority of us on our knees. This awesome idea solves too many problems and improves the lives of too many people in one fell swoop to be allowed. Imagine solar roadways combined with electric cars! The oil and electricity industries wouldn’t stand for it. So, go support solar freakin’ roadways at Indiegogo and at least give this idea a chance… now!!!Continue Reading

Satanic Baphomet Monument for Oklahoma City

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As far as public monuments go, this is probably no more ridiculous than any other. If we can make ridiculous monuments to more mainstream religions, to political figures, or to glorify senseless wars, than why not to a stupid goat? The New York City-based religious organization the Satanic Temple have been working on a sculpture of Baphomet with plans to have it erected at the Oklahoma state Capitol. In 2012 a monument with the ten commandments was erected so the satan-loving group figured it would be a good idea to have the goat man there too.Continue Reading

Lady Gaga Naked

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Marina Abramovic’s Kickstarter project will be coming to end in four days time. She’s looking to raise $600,00 for her Marina Abramovic Institute and so far there has been $512,063 pledged. Like I mentioned before, it’s an all or nothing deal, so if she doesn’t raise another $90k she gets nothing.Continue Reading

What Do You Like About Your Vagina?

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Just browsing some of the art projects looking to get funded at Kickstarter. For those that don’t know, Kickstarter allows creatives to set up a page to accept funds to complete a project. The project creator offers all kinds of incentives for backers which can include anything from live concerts to hugs. If the funding goal is reached before the deadline, the funds are released to the artist and the project can be completed, otherwise the funds are returned to the supporters. It’s an all or nothing kind of thing.Continue Reading